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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GL 20 29 $16,287 $17,800
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 29 $17,773 $19,425
4-Door Sedan GXE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 22 27 $19,470 $21,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 28 $20,814 $23,249
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 22 27 $20,916 $23,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 28 $21,806 $24,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 28 $23,943 $26,899
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,287
$19,470
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,800
$21,499
Monthly Payment Estimate
$297 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.0 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 56.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 54.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.9 99.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 192.0 189.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 106.3
Liftover Height (in) 28.5 25.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 69.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.4 14.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.78 x 1.02 10.94 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.87 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.86 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.40 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 34.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/65SR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/65SR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3074 3012
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 6.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 4800 190 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3200 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L82 NA
Displacement 3.1L/191 3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.80
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.85
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.29
Clutch Size (in) NA 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.27
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Cutlass Nissan Maxima
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GXE
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Tri-Link Multi-Link Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 1.25
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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